Dr. Viveka Kumar

Qualification - MBBS, MD, DM

Specialization - Electrophysiologists

Designation - Director - Cath Lab

Location - New Delhi, India

Hospital(s) - Max Super Specialty Hospital Saket

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Career Profile

Dr. Viveka Kumar is a Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Director of the Cath Lab at Max Super Speciality Hospital in Saket, New Delhi. He completed his MBBS and MD (Medicine) from IMS (BHU), Varanasi and later obtained the DM (Cardiology) postdoc, superspeciality degree through GSVM Medical College, Kanpur. Dr. Kumar has performed more than 7,500 PTCA & Complex Interventions including Rotablation, Left Main stenting and Bifurcation stenting, among other procedures. He has good experience in electrophysiology procedures, RF ablation, cryo-ablation, cool tip ablation, ICD, CRTs, pacemaker implantation, device/lead extraction, coronary and peripheral angioplasty, renal and carotid angioplasty, radial artery route angiograms, balloon valvotomy, etc.

Dr. Kumar also has considerable teaching experience. During his MD course between 1991 and 1994 he taught undergraduate students, and later, during his DM programme, taught postgraduate as well as undergraduate medical students. Subsequently, from 1999-2003 he taught postgraduate DNB Cardiology students and nurses, and also supervised clinical research studies. In recent years he has been a co-guide for DNB Cardiology dissertations in five theses (2008-2012). Dr. Kumar was a Visiting Electrophysiology Fellow (SpR Grade) at St. George Hospital, London and St. Helier Hosp, London from July 2003 to November 2003. He also served as a Specialist Interventional Cardiologist at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre in Kerala from June 1999 to April 2003.

Education & Training

  • MBBS from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  • MD from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  • DM(Cardiology) - GSVM Medical College, Kanpur
  • Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology and EP from St. George Hospital, London(UK)
  • Fellow of Southeast Asian Interventional Cardiology Society

Experience

  • Visiting Electrophysiology at St. George Hosp, London and St. Helier Hosp, London from July 2003 to November 2003
  • Specialist Interventional Cardiologist at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre in Kerala from June 1999 to April 2003

Clinical Focus

  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator ICD
  • Pacemaker Surgery

Awards & Achievements

  • Chikitsa Ratna Award, IMA (2009 - 2010)
  • Vidya Ratna Award, Kanpur University (2010)

Research and Publications

  • Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty with Cutting Balloon and Stenting for Isolated Bilateral Aorto-Coronary Ostial Stenosis in a young female. Indian Heart Journal. 2001; 53:490-492.
  • Trans catheter management of ventricular septal rupture after myocardial infarction with the Amplatzer septal occluder. Indian Heart Journal. 2000; 52:720. [Abstract]
  • Trans-catheter management of ventricular septal rupture after myocardial infarction with Amplatzer Occluder. Indian Heart Journal. 2001;53:582. [Abstract]
  • PTCA and stenting of Ostial Left Anterior Descending Coronary artery stenosis: Acute and intermediate term results. Indian Heart Journal. 2000; 52:785 [Abstract]; and JIM meeting 2000 abstract.
  • In hospital free wall rupture in patients undergoing acquired ventricular septal defect closure with Amplatzer device following acute myocardial infarction. Indian Heart Journal. 2002; 54:520. [Abstract]

Memberships

  • Member of Editorial Board, Indian Heart Journal.
  • Member of Cardiological Society of Kerala and Uttar Pradesh.
  • Member of Cardiological Society of India (CSI)

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